The Pros and Cons of Third-party Concrete Cylinder Tests
On any job site, the strength of a concrete pour is a critical piece of information. Concrete cylinder tests have been the mainstay for compression strength in the construction industry for more than 180 years…
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The Impact of the Labor Shortage in the Construction Industry
It’s no secret that the construction industry has been dealing with a severe labor shortage. While the industry itself is booming and the need for new buildings - such as residential homes, public housing, commercial…
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An Analysis of Modern Bridge Inspection Technologies
Damaged and deteriorating bridges are a major concern when it comes to transportation infrastructures. In North America, the average age of the continents 607,380 bridges currently in operation is 42 years old, with some of…
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First AI Program for Concrete Unveiled at World’s Largest Construction Tradeshow
‘Roxi™’ Developed with Renowned Artificial Intelligence Lab Munich, Germany: Giatec, World Leader in Concrete Testing, has created the first artificial intelligence program for the concrete industry. Leveraging Giatec’s award-winning SmartRock™ technology, the revolutionary program, affectionately…
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Giatec Wins Prestigious International Innovation Award
Second High-Profile Tech Award Won in 2019 for Concrete Testing Leader NASHVILLE, Tennesse: Giatec’s iCOR®, the most advanced wireless corrosion measurement device for evaluating the health of reinforced concrete structures, was presented the 2019 Corrosion…
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AI Comes to Concrete
Giatec has announced and launched at Bauma, the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) tool for the concrete industry. Called “Roxi” it will have access to millions of data points, through the company's SmartRock sensors. It…
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Giatec Unveils First Artificial Intelligence Solution for Concrete
Contractors may soon be able to more accurately monitor the quality control of concrete on jobsites, thus reducing the chance of human error, thanks to new artificial intelligence-enabled (AI) solutions. Giatec, which provides smart concrete…
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Ottawa’s Giatec Augments Concrete Sensors With Artificial Intelligence
An Ottawa tech firm is teaming with a renowned group of Montreal-based artificial intelligence researchers to bring AI to the concrete industry. At the enormous bauma construction tradeshow in Germany this week, Giatec Scientific announced…
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Maturity Sensor Specialist Integrates Artificial Intelligence in Concrete QC
The proprietor of the wireless, slab-embedded SmartRock sensor is extending its temperature and maturity monitoring capabilities with Roxi, a platform applying artificial intelligence methods to concrete quality control. Giatec Scientific developed the platform in conjunction…
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Wireless Concrete Maturity Sensors Speed Construction Completions
Low-cost wireless sensors are replacing the century-old practice to determine when a concrete pour has properly cured. Stoneway Concrete sells Giatec concrete sensors to contractors and uses them in their own projects to gain a…
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2019 Winners of World of Concrete’s Most Innovative Products Announced
The World of Concrete is a massive industry event hosted annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For those who have never been, it’s an endless sea of exhibitor booths, training sessions, and even a…
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